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Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
See native wildlife in their natural environment
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Perfect for all ages and skill level
Get picked up from any address in Vancouver at 7:30am, then transfer to the waterfront to board a whale-watching boat that's bound for Vancouver Island. Listen to a trained naturalist explain the ecosystem as you travel to Victoria on a modern, 62-foot aluminum cruiser that can carry up to 74 passengers. Make yourself comfortable in the outdoor viewing areas or heated passenger seating areas to watch for wildlife.
The waters between Vancouver and Victoria are teeming with fauna; keep your eyes open for the orcas, gray whales, porpoises, seals, and sea lions that are often spotted here. Observe bald eagles, blue herons, and a myriad of other shorebirds as you travel through the spectacular scenery of the Gulf Islands.
Arrive in Victoria and spend some free time exploring the city, then take a 35-minute bus ride to Butchart Gardens to see one of the world's finest floral show gardens. Get picked up at the gardens and transfer back to the shore for an express return to Vancouver by speedboat. After a 2-hour ride, land in Vancouver and be dropped back off at your lodgings.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Bus transfer from Victoria to Butchart Gardens
Butchart Gardens Entrance fees
Speed boat return to Vancouver
Gratuities (Optional). It is customary to acknowledge good service with 10-15% gratuity
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Please Note: Minimum of 2 people required per booking
Single travelers are subject to a $35 singles supplement
Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended this tour requires a moderate amount of walking
A government issued picture ID is required on the day of travel
Accommodation in Vancouver including hotels, hostels, and private residences.
7:30am pick-up from your accommodation in Vancouver. Please call 24 hours before to confirm departure time.